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Distance between Johannesburg (QRA) and Durban (DUR)

Flight distance from Johannesburg to Durban (Rand Airport – King Shaka International Airport) is 294 miles / 474 kilometers / 256 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Johannesburg (QRA) to Durban (DUR) is 362 miles / 583 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 44 minutes.

Johannesburg – Durban

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294
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474
Kilometers
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256
Nautical miles

How far is Durban from Johannesburg?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 294.403 miles
  • 473.795 kilometers
  • 255.829 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 294.821 miles
  • 474.469 kilometers
  • 256.193 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

How long does it take to fly from Johannesburg to Durban?

Estimated flight time from Rand Airport to King Shaka International Airport is 1 hour 3 minutes.

What is the time difference between Johannesburg and Durban?

There is no time difference between Johannesburg and Durban.

Flight carbon footprint between Rand Airport (QRA) and King Shaka International Airport (DUR)

On average flying from Johannesburg to Durban generates about 68 kg of CO2 per passenger, 68 kilograms is equal to 151 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Johannesburg to Durban

Shortest flight path between Rand Airport (QRA) and King Shaka International Airport (DUR).

Airport information

Origin Rand Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: QRA
ICAO Code: FAGM
Coordinates: 26°14′33″S, 28°9′4″E
Destination King Shaka International Airport
City: Durban
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: DUR
ICAO Code: FALE
Coordinates: 29°37′0″S, 31°6′29″E